Recipes

Bread-Free Stuffing Balls

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1, 8oz package cremini mushrooms, sliced 3 large garlic cloves, minced 2 cups stemmed kale leaves 1/2 cup gluten-free rolled oats 1 (14-ounce) can lentils, drained and rinsed ¾ cup walnut halves, toasted (if desired) 1 tsp dried thyme (or 2 teaspoons fresh, minced) 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1/4 […]

Holiday Kale Salad

Ingredients: For pecan parmesan: 1/3 cup pecans 1 teaspoons olive oil ½ Tablespoon nutritional yeast flakes 1/8 teaspoon salt For dressing: 3 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar 2 Tablespoon + 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1 Tablespoon maple syrup ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ¼ teaspoon salt 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1 Tablespoon unsweetened applesauce ½ teaspoon […]

Margaret’s Favorite Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients: 2 teaspoons butter 1 cup chopped onion (1 medium onion) 4 garlic cloves, minced 4 cups thinly sliced Brussels sprouts (about 1.5 lbs) ½ cup low sodium vegetable broth 1.5 Tablespoon of sugar OR 1 Tablespoon sweetener of your choice ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon onion powder ¼ teaspoon salt (optional) ¼ teaspoon […]

Mashed Butternut Squash with Caramelized Onions

Ingredients: 3 pounds butternut squash, halved and seeded 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 medium yellow onions, diced 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar Directions: Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a baking sheet with olive oil cooking spray. Place squash cut-side down on the prepared pan. […]

Skinny Jalapeno Pimento Cheese

Ingredients 1 cup fat free plain Greek yogurt 1 jalapeno, diced 2 oz jar diced pimento 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded 1 cup Monterey jack cheese, shredded Dash of cayenne pepper (optional) Instructions In a medium bowl, mix all ingredients until combined. Tastes better after chilled in refrigerator for 30 minutes. Serve with cucumber […]

Low Sugar Banana Pudding

Ingredients 1 banana, thinly sliced 1 cup 2% cottage cheese 1 cup plain fat free Greek yogurt 1 0.9 oz box sugar free banana pudding powder ¼ cup vanilla whey isolate protein powder 8 vanilla wafers, crushed 2 cups sugar free whipped cream 6 packets stevia ¾ cup skim milk Directions In an 8×8 baking […]

Pickle Brined Chicken Tenders

Ingredients 1 ¼# chicken tenderloins 1 ½ cups pickle juice (or enough to cover chicken tenderloins) 1 egg 1 egg white ½ tsp tobacco or hot sauce of choice ½ tsp salt ½ tsp pepper ½ cup seasoned breadcrumbs ½ cup panko breadcrumbs Non-stick spray Directions Place chicken in a shallow bowl and cover with […]

Skillet Zucchini Succotash

Ingredients 3 cups cubed zucchini, preferably with the skin on 1 tsp olive oil, divided 1 small jalapeño OR ½ large jalapeño, chopped, seeds and ribs removed ½ chopped red onion 2 cloves minced garlic 1 cup corn, fresh or frozen 1 cup shelled edamame ¼ tsp dried thyme ¼ tsp salt ½ tsp ground […]

Lightened Up Squash Casserole

Ingredients 3 lbs yellow squash, cut into ¼ inch thick slices ½ large onion, chopped ½ teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning 1 cup grated carrots 1 can (10.75 oz) of reduced fat cream of mushroom soup 8 oz plain non-fat Greek yogurt ¼ cup chives, chopped ¼ cup original […]

Sweet Lentil Salad

Ingredients Salad: 1 cup dry green lentils (OR 2 ½ cups cooked lentils) 1/2 red onion, finely chopped 10 cherry or grape tomatoes, sliced 1 celery stick, finely chopped 1 small zucchini, washed and grated 1 tbsp parsley, chopped 1 tbsp basil, chopped 1 large dried fig, finely chopped 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds 1 tbsp sunflower […]